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Encouraging the use of open datasets: 2020 #EUDatathon competition now open

Encouraging the use of open datasets: 2020 #EUDatathon competition now open

| February 20, 2020

On 18 February, the European Commission and the Publications Office of the European Union launched the fourth edition of the ‘EU Datathon‘, a competition that invites people passionate about data to develop new, innovative apps that make good use of the EU’s numerous open datasets. The application process is open until 3 May 2020. The […]

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Shaping #EUDigitalFuture – Questions and Answers

Shaping #EUDigitalFuture – Questions and Answers

| February 19, 2020

The EU is pursuing a digital strategy that builds on its successful history of technology, innovation and ingenuity, vested in European values, and projecting them onto the international stage. The White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the European data strategy presented today (19 February) show that Europe can set global standards on technological development […]

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Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with #Prepaway

Hone Your Technical Skills You Need for CompTIA CAS-003 Exam with #Prepaway

| February 15, 2020

CompTIA’s CASP+ is distinct on its own. It’s a unique credential geared towards expert professionals who want to pursue the security practitioner role. Accordingly, CASP+, or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner+, caters to the experts who have carved a notable career in the IT industry. This advanced-level certification has been making waves in the cybersecurity field […]

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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over #ArdourAutomotive by #Mahindra and Mahindra and Ford Motor Company

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control over #ArdourAutomotive by #Mahindra and Mahindra and Ford Motor Company

| February 7, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Ardour Automotive Private Limited of India by Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (“M&M”) of India and Ford Motor Company (“FMC”) of the US.Ardour Automotive will design, engineer, test, manufacture, market, sell, distribute and export passenger vehicles as well as replacement […]

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State aid: Commission approves budget increase for two schemes reducing #AirTravelTax for flights to and from small islands in Germany

State aid: Commission approves budget increase for two schemes reducing #AirTravelTax for flights to and from small islands in Germany

| February 7, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, budget increases for two existing German aid schemes supporting respectively the reduction and the exemption of the air travel tax applicable to flights to and from small islands in Germany. The amendments to the existing schemes consist in a budget increase of €150,000 to finance […]

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US State Department concludes $10 million settlement of alleged export violations by #AirbusSE

US State Department concludes $10 million settlement of alleged export violations by #AirbusSE

| February 3, 2020

The Department of State reached an administrative agreement with Airbus SE to resolve the alleged civil violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. § 2751 et seq., and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. Parts 120-130.  The Department of State and Airbus SE reached this settlement following an extensive compliance review […]

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